South Waterfront Condos

Condos for Sale at the South Waterfront in Portland

South Waterfront Condos in Portland

The lovely South Waterfront district is conveniently located just south of downtown on the west bank of the Willamette River. 

Portland's south waterfront is dominated by 4 High Rise Condos: The John Ross, The Meriwether East and West and Atwater Place. There are a few other condos in the vicinity, but they are not "officially" part of the South Waterfront. The south waterfront is Portland's newest condo neighborhood. It was built on former ship yards along the Willamette river, so river, city and mountain views abound in this neighborhood.

The Meriwether East and West were built and sold before the "crash" hit Portland, but the John Ross and Atwater Place were not as fortunate. The John Ross came on the market in 2006 as thing were starting to unravel, and The Atwater in 2007 as real estate prices were crashing. Both of these building used auctions to move excess inventory, and the John Ross has sold out its developer units, and the Atwater is sold out.

The location of the South Waterfront, just south of downtown and on the streetcar line gives its residents great access to downtown. And they built a tram to connect OHSU Hospital with the south waterfront. There still is not the critical mass of residents in the area to support a robust retail business, but there are a few shops, restaurants and other services in the new "self contained" little city. As the area grows, it will be interesting to see if the South Waterfront becomes a destination neighborhood like its big brother the Pearl District.

For now, Portland condos in the South Waterfront district are a dreamy, somewhat quieter and more affordable alternative to the Pearl District, and offer many of the same conveniences.

Scroll down to see an article by Wade Nkrumah about "Downsizing".

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34 Listings found with the following criteria:

  • Zipcode(s): 97239
  • Property type and category like any: CONDO

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19131764 1
Address:
0841 SW GAINES ST 2206 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$1,790,000
Sqft:
2180
MLS#:
19131764
Built:
2007
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.1
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
SOUTH WATERFRONT/ATWATER PLACE
Taxe/yr:
$18,464.50
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Sean Z Becker Real Estate
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Spectacular Atwater Place Penthouse. This one-of-a-kind home features breathtaking views of the Willamette River, Mt. Hood, and West Hills. Enjoy outdoor living on the 2 large terraces where you can watch sunrise and sunset. High-end Penthouse finishes, 10ft ceilings, fireplace, 2 single parking spaces, and large oversized storage unit make this truly an exceptional South Waterfront home. Come experience the best of Atwater Place.
19499261 1
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 2703 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$1,595,000
Sqft:
2699
MLS#:
19499261
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.1
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
SOUTH WATERFRONT/JOHN ROSS
Taxe/yr:
$20,251.12
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Luxe Christie's International Real Estate
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Stunning 2 Mountain view that will take your breath away! Also, enjoy one of two decks. Only a few units in the John Ross feature a large wrap around deck, 4 x 50 ...and this is one of them! Not only can you enjoy the river and mountain views during the day, at night you can be entertained by the sparkling city lights! This is the one you have been waiting for!
19696849 1
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 2805 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$1,450,000
Sqft:
2698
MLS#:
19696849
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.1
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
SOUTH WATERFRONT/JOHN ROSS
Taxe/yr:
$21,380.32
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Premiere Property Group, LLC
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Exceptional John Ross Penthouse! Dramatic Willamette River and Mt. Hood views from nearly every room and deck. The sensible layout and modern finishes compliment a high end lifestyle. Amenities include 24hr concierge service, gym, garden courtyard, two secure parking spots, storage unit, and more. One block from everything: park, river, shops and restaurants. Live, play, and work in comfort and convenience. Click Vtour link for video.
19563302 1
Address:
0841 SW GAINES ST 221 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$1,250,000
Sqft:
1982
MLS#:
19563302
Built:
2007
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.1
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
SOUTH WATERFRONT ATWATER PLACE
Taxe/yr:
$10,041.28
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Sean Z Becker Real Estate
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Spectacular riverfront home in Atwater Place. Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase big views of the Willamette River and Ross Island. Enjoy the river from the oversized terrace. This inviting home offers sophisticated updates, featuring Titanium Satin Granite, additional lighting, gorgeous built-ins and modern fireplace surround. Includes 2 tandem parking spaces & large storage unit. Experience the best of South Waterfront living!
18620372 1
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 415 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$998,000
Sqft:
2225
MLS#:
18620372
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
SOUTH WATERFRONT
Taxe/yr:
$15,645.33
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Keller Williams-PDX Central
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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This modern and luxurious unit lives and feels more like a house than a condo! Finest finishes include; hardwood floors, custom built-ins, and gourmet kitchen featuring Viking appliances.The wall of windows will give an abundance of natural lighting throughout the spacious open floor plan.The private terrace is approx. 544 sq. ft. which makes this unprecedented to any other terrace within the building or the South Waterfront
19248688 1
Address:
0841 SW GAINES ST 1800 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$940,000
Sqft:
1597
MLS#:
19248688
Built:
2007
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
ATWATER PLACE
Taxe/yr:
$10,672.00
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
The Agency, Inc
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Stunning 2-bedroom home in Atwater Place with floor-to-ceiling windows to take in the spectacular views. The versatile floor plan includes a spacious master suite, an open kitchen, a large utility room, and a covered balcony with gas BBQ hook-up. Wired for whole home surround sound and smart home system. Comes with 2 parking spaces and a storage unit. Enjoy the ease and beauty of South Waterfront living!
19406983 1
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 2801 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$899,900
Sqft:
1938
MLS#:
19406983
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
SOUTH WATERFRONT/JOHN ROSS
Taxe/yr:
$13,523.75
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Sean Z Becker Real Estate
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Beautiful 28th floor penthouse home in the John Ross with amazing views from every room. Open & spacious floor plan with premium finishes, hardwood floors & walls of windows overlooking the city & river. Large master suite with oversized bedroom, marble bathroom & walk-in closet. 2 parking, storage. Enjoy everything Portland's South Waterfront has to offer with parks, restaurants, Streetcar & OHSU right outside your front door.
19182889 1
Address:
3570 SW RIVER PKWY 1613 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$849,900
Sqft:
1605
MLS#:
19182889
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
South Waterfront / Meriwetherl
Taxe/yr:
$11,594.43
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Meadows Group Inc., Realtors
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Meriwether Condo/South Waterfront - Willamette River View - X-Large Covered View Terrace - 2 BR, Den, 2 Bath, 1605SF - 2 Deeded Side by Side Parking Spaces - Lg Great Room with Fireplace - Light Filled Den/Office - Elegant Master Suite - Gourmet Island Kitchen features Viking Appliances - Large Utility/Pantry - Power Blackout Shades in Both Bedrooms - Floor to Ceiling Windows - Hardwoods, Quartz & Marble Surfaces - Freshly Painted Interior
18650946 1
Address:
0841 SW GAINES ST 1602 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$799,000
Sqft:
1478
MLS#:
18650946
Built:
2007
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
ATWATER PLACE
Taxe/yr:
$9,933.55
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Realty Trust Urban
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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MAJOR PRICE REDUCTION! Atwater Place is South Waterfront's Premier Address with 24 hour Concierge Service. A LEED Gold Building. This home is located on the 16th floor and is 1, 478 SF. Two bed, two bath, and a large balcony with a Willamette River view! Floor to ceiling windows, new carpet & paint throughout. A short walk to OHSU & Zidell Yards. Includes two parking spaces and one storage unit.
18175800 1
Address:
3570 SW RIVER PKWY 1903 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$749,900
Sqft:
1248
MLS#:
18175800
Built:
2006
Beds:
1
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
South Portland
Taxe/yr:
$9,766.34
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Windermere Realty Trust
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Spectacular V I E W S of Mt.Hood, Willamette River, Mt.St.Helens & city skyline frm living/dining, master. SS Applncs, wood flrs. Balcony w/sweeping views for relaxation or entertaining. Cozy den w/Murphy bed perfect for guests. Master Suite has tall windows & high ceilings. Concierge service. Nearby restaurant, shops & park options. Near OHSU Aerial Tram & Portland Streetcar. Seasonal Farmers Market, Movies in the Park in neighborhood.
19173934 1
Address:
0815 SW PENNOYER ST Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$725,000
Sqft:
1816
MLS#:
19173934
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.1
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
Meriwether
Taxe/yr:
$11,097.48
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Sean Z Becker Real Estate
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Beautiful Meriwether townhouse with your own private entrance and attached 1+ car garage. Featuring 2 private balconies and a gas fireplace. This rare offering can be used as a live/work space and provides easy access to shops, restaurants, Max, Streetcar, Willamette river and OHSU, all from your own private front door. The Meriwether also offers free guest parking & guest suite. Enjoy all the South Waterfront has to offer!
19611479 1
Address:
5824 SW RIVERPOINT LN Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$700,000
Sqft:
1652
MLS#:
19611479
Built:
1975
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
JOHN'S LANDING - WATERFRONT
Taxe/yr:
$10,139.18
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Windermere Realty Trust
Zone:
R1
Status:
Active

View Details
Spectacular 1-level living with truly remarkable views of the Willamette, and endless riverfront pathways just off your back deck. Kitchen, dining and living room create the ideal open living concept, and is perfect for entertaining. Such a quiet location, yet so close to downtown and east side happenings. Serene river views from the master bedroom as well, plus 2nd bedroom with built-ins & desk. Deeded parking & storage. Very special!

34 Listings found with the following criteria:

  • Zipcode(s): 97239
  • Property type and category like any: CONDO

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"Downsizing Downsides" by Wade Nkrumah

Basement.
Garage.
Closet.
You’ll have the latter when you move into your condominium. And you’ll wish you had at least one of the former two, which is what you’ll miss most when you downsize from your house to a condominium.
Even in houses, there’s often not enough closet space. Thus, basements and garages function as catchall storage in a great percentage of houses.
Therefore, if your house has a basement and garage, your what-I-miss list doubles in size when you trade your house for a condo. In most cases, closet and storage space in your condominium won’t double.
Lack of seemingly adequate closet and storage space can be the biggest downside to condominium living. So, if you’re a collector or a pack rat with hoarder tendencies, you’re going to have to curb your enthusiasm or stay in your house with the basement and garage.
Of course, there are creative storage solutions a plenty, even for the smallest condominium space. And – you guessed right – they come at a cost.
So, the smart condominium shopper puts closet/storage on a par with that which he or she considers the single most important living component or space.
For many, it’s the kitchen. For others, it’s high-ceilings. For her it’s the living/dining area. For him, it’s the wall of floor-to-ceiling windows.
Whatever is deemed most important, the priority mindset when looking for a place should be, for example, kitchen and closet/storage or floor-to-ceiling windows and closet/storage.
Most everyone needs space for computer/electronics packaging, fitness/recreational/sports equipment, suitcases, and miscellaneous collectables.
Thus, if having a place to store those skis or surfboard is a must, the condominium at the top of your list might be the wrong fit if there’s closet space only for your clothes and no other storage space in the building.
Many condominium buildings have additional storage space, but many don’t. As for garages, unlike in your house, the assigned spaces in condos are for cars, not storage.

Here is the link to read the whole article about Living Small in Portland Condos

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